Attempted Home Invasion Robbery

On 06/11/13 at approximately 12:55 am, an attempted home invasion robbery occurred in the 5100 block of 16th Ave S.  Three (3) black male suspects kicked in the front door of the occupied residence.  Once inside, gunshots were fired by the suspects, however, the residents were already in a back bedroom and were unharmed.  The suspects attempted to gain entry into the bedroom but were unsuccessful and fled the scene on foot.  Neighboring residents observed the 3 black males running from this location.  One of the suspects was described as wearing a white tank top, baggy shorts, and appeared to have dread locks. 

This is an ongoing active investigation.  If anyone has information regarding this crime, please contact Det Embry at 727-893-1043.


Gulfport Police Department
Media Release

  Chief of Police                                   Public Information Officer
Robert A. Vincent   Sgt. Thomas Woodman
  (727)893-1049                                           (727)893-1051